Starter Kit

Starter Kit

An overview for digital founders and startups in Hamburg

The nextMedia.Starter Kit…

…provides a general overview of topics relevant to new entrepreneurs.

With a focus on general information, the Starter Kit addresses anything from drawing up a business plan to hiring your first employee. Using the list of links provided, you will be able to obtain more detailed information on each of these topics. What is more, the Starter Kit includes hands-on advice, e.g. on download opportunities for software and templates.

The Starter Kit includes the following topics:

There are various additional advisory services for digital start-ups in Hamburg. To learn more, please send an e-mail to startup(at)nextmedia-hamburg(dot)de. A list of municipal institutions offering start-up services can be found here.

General services for new entrepreneurs and those interested in setting up a start-up

Advisory sessions for start-ups
The nextMedia.Hamburg advisory session allows you to discuss your start-up related questions in person. It is free of charge and aims to supply you with information on municipal services, relevant networks as well as services offered by partner organisations in Hamburg. Above all, the advisory session is intended to provide initial guidance to prospective founders.

Start-up workshops
nextMedia.Hamburg offers a workshop programme in collaboration with betahaus Hamburg. In terms of content, workshop sessions address topical issues from the entrepreneurial scene.

Start-up events
nextMedia.Hamburg’s calendar of events provides an overview of relevant start-up events in Hamburg. Likewise, the Hamburg Startup Digest offers up-to-date information on start-up events in Hamburg.

Networking events for entrepreneurs
Hamburg is home to numerous platforms and established networks for start-up businesses, which facilitate exchange between entrepreneurs and access to both investors and established companies. This infographic provides an overview of relevant start-up networks in Hamburg.

The H.E.I. coaching programme
In collaboration with the H.E.I. business initiative, Hamburg’s Ministry for Economic Affairs, Transport and Innovation offers a dedicated coaching programme for entrepreneurs. The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg supports participating founders from Hamburg with a subsidy of €500.00 worth of seminar vouchers. To apply for this, please click here.